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1. Pet Care Business: Set Up Your Own Exciting New Pet Care Venture

With less people wanting to use boarding kennels for their beloved pets a new business opportunity has opened up for genuine pet lovers.

This comprehensive and insightful course will teach you everything that you need to know in order to set up your own exciting new pet care venture. People want to be certain that their pets are looked after properly when they are not around to take care of them and also that the carer knows exactly what to do in every possible situation. This step by step course will take you from a complete beginner in this arena to feeling confident in your abilities to get started in this exciting niche.

The pet care business is a thriving industry and with the right knowledge and dedication, any genuine and knowledgeable animal lover can build a successful business in it.

Who would benefit from this course?

Ideal for all pet lovers and those looking to combine their love of animals with dog grooming certification in order to forge an exciting new career!

During this exciting course you will gain a full grounding in setting up your business, being professional, safe and communicating to pet owners that you are exactly the person to care for their pets.

Upon completion of the course assessments you could set up your own exciting pet care related business or start a new role in a pet related profession.

2. Dog Grooming: Learn To Be A Professional Dog Groomer

Written by our expert dog groomer with over 15 years of personal experience in this exciting field, this course will prepare you completely for life as a professional dog groomer.

Designed for all dog lovers, there is nothing like learning a new skill, particularly if you can turn it into a full-time lucrative career. Learning is even more rewarding if you can use it to merge a passion with an income. Whether you are looking for a complete career change, are just leaving education or simply want to add another skill to your existing ones, then this course will give you everything you need to succeed.

This comprehensive and exciting course will take you from being a complete beginner in the dog grooming industry, guiding you through all of the safety precautions and grooming techniques to how you go about setting up your brand new venture and attracting clients.

Who Would Benefit from the Course?

Ideal for all dog lovers that are looking to combine their passion with an exciting new career!

This course is aimed at the complete beginner that is looking to set up their own Dog Grooming Business or those that are looking to start a career in an animal related role.

The course is taught in a semi-formal style with your learning in mind. We provide a set of questions at the end of each module but also encourage practical action throughout the learning experience. With a solid background of dog grooming theory, we want you to be out in your community and grooming dogs when the certificate lands in your hands.

3. Dog Training: Understand And Train Dogs Better

The comprehensive and insightful Dog Training Course will provide you with a good academic base in the way that dogs think, learn and act. Based only on the most up-to-date research, kindest methods, and training advice that has been scientifically proven time and time again, the course will provide you with a good grounding for training your own dog or offering dog training advice to others.

This is an eight-unit course, packed full of essential information that talks of dog training and behaviour in a holistic style. We teach you how to communicate with, work with, and understand dogs and what exactly they are trying to say, at all times.

The most problematic behaviours that dogs display are usually based on a lack of understanding. Each unit is packed full of current research and advice on dog training and behaviour and how you can best communicate with and train your dog.

Video Content
To give students visual demonstrations of the dog training techniques discussed, the course is accompanied by video tutorials presented by a Professional Dog Trainer, which you will gain access to upon enrolling on the course. The following topics are taught in the videos:

  • Target
  • Clicker Dog Training
  • Basic Handling
  • Lure and Capture
  • Shaping Behaviour
  • Wait
  • Walking to Heel
  • Watch Me

Who would benefit from this course?

The Dog Training Certificate Course also teaches you how you can use your new skills to help others, on a personal and professional basis, what you need to do in order to become a dog trainer and how to become as knowledgeable and professional as you possibly can be.

Whilst dog training is a self-regulated profession at the moment it’s important that you use this course as a base of knowledge then continue to study, all of the recommendations for further study will be described within the course and the information described within will certainly be a good start in a dog training career if that’s a route you wish to pursue.

This course will also work perfectly with our other related courses on canine nutrition, behaviour and holistic therapy.

The Dog Training Certificate Course also teaches you how you can use your new skills to help others, on a personal and professional basis, what you need to do in order to become a dog trainer and how to become as knowledgeable and professional as you possibly can be.

Whilst dog training is a self-regulated profession at the moment it’s important that you use this course as a base of knowledge then continue to study, all of the recommendations for further study will be described within the course and the information described within will certainly be a good start in a dog training career if that’s a route you wish to pursue.

This course will also work perfectly with our other related courses on canine nutrition, behaviour and holistic therapy.

4. Animal Assisted Therapy: Discover That Animals Make Great Therapists

The Animal Assisted Therapy Certificate course discusses this further: giving information on the effectiveness of animals on human mental, physical and psychological health through Animal Assisted Activities (AAA) and Animal Assisted Therapies (AAT).

While the roles often merge ‘Animal Assistants’ and ‘Therapy Animals’ offer different functions to humans. The Animal Assisted Therapy Certificate Course discusses these differences and also how they crossover, whilst explaining what specific animals can offer in terms of assistance.

Students will discover that animals make great therapists for a number of conditions and for a number of reasons. You will learn how they can aid mental health issues, and how these mental health conditions arise in the first instance.

As humans we have certain needs that must be met for us to be healthy, the absence of which can lead us away from happiness and health, and into mental ill health, which often leads to physical sickness. We discuss the scientific findings that link mental well-being to the presence of animals, detailing exactly animals can do for our health, both physical and mental.

Who would benefit from this course?

Ideal for all pet lovers and those looking to combine their love of animals with an exciting new career!

The Animal Assisted Therapy Certificate Course can be studied as a general interest course, as the information within opens students up to the versatility and therapeutic power that the inclusion of animals can have in both physical and psychological therapies.

If you are interested in pursuing a career in this area then this course will arm you with knowledge of Animal Assisted Activities (AAA) and Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT), how they benefit, the role that animals can play in improving quality of life, and what is involved in providing therapy and handling an animal working in this role.

5. Canine Holistic Health and Therapy: Assess Each Dog That You Care For & Encounter

The knowledge gained within this course will help to raise your awareness of the different types of therapy available to dogs.

The course will enable you to make a thorough assessment of each dog that you care for and encounter then, alongside any veterinary care, work out more natural options to enhance the life of the animal.

Holistic therapy for dogs is a course packed full of knowledge for dog owners and canine professionals alike.

Despite the interest in natural health for humans gaining great power the holistic health of our dogs is lagging behind. We are in the middle of a canine ill health epidemic and dog owners often consider the health of their pet exclusively a job for the veterinarian. In reality, providing our dogs with a visit to the vet when required and offering a regular bowl of commercial dog food is not enough.

This course will explore all of the other, often less-invasive and kinder, dog health options available. We teach the fundamentals of canine holistic health whilst introducing all of the lesser explored natural approaches for dogs, to keep them healthy and happy well into old age.

Who would benefit from this course?

You will learn how the veterinarian, dog owner and natural therapist can work perfectly together in order to provide the best possible holistic healthcare for the dog.

This course is ideal for all dog lovers and those looking to work in a canine related profession. It is also a fantastic study program to add to the Canine Nutrition Training course, which we also provide. Although each of the two is perfect as a standalone course the information given within each of them complements the other perfectly.

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

Join the animal care with our animal care certificate by enrolling today!

For comprehensive information on units of study click the units of study tab above.

This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, sharpen your training skills and learn what it takes to create your own success with Courses For Success Today!

Course Fast Facts:

  1. All courses are easy to follow and understand
  2. Unlimited lifetime access to course materials
  3. Study as many courses as you want
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Download printer friendly course content

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. 

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon completion of  each course assessment, you will receive a certificate per course. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certificate of completion.

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

Pet Care Business Bundle, 5 Courses includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Pet Care Business

Module 1 - Is a Pet Care Business Right for You?

  • Part 1: Have You Worked with Animals?
  • Part 2: Flexibility
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2 - Preparation and Training

  • Part 1: Preparation
  • Part 2: A Risky Business
  • Part 3: Cat Sitting and Care
  • Part 4: Where to Find Training
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3 - Your Business Plan

  • Part 1: Your Business Plan
  • Part 2: Business Plan – What to Include
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4 - A Professional Organization

  • Seven Steps to Business Success
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5 - Paperwork Made Easy

  • Part 1: Paperwork Made Easy
  • Part 2: Paperwork Made Easy
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6 - Marketing

  • Part 1: Marketing
  • Part 2: Marketing
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7 - Equip Yourself and Your Vehicle

  • Part 1: Equip Yourself and Your Vehicle
  • Part 2: A dog walking vehicle
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8 - Meeting Your Clients

  • Part 1: Meeting Your Clients
  • Part 2: Meeting your animal clients
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9 - Client Concern and Conflict

  • Part 1: Personality traits
  • Part 2: Potential Problems for a Dog Walker or Pet Sitter
  • Module 9 Assessment

Module 10 - Foundations of Success

  • Part 1: Foundations of Success
  • Part 2: Be Inspired
  • Module 10 Assessment

Module 11 - Extending Your Business & Legal Requirements

  • Part 1: Extending Your Business & Legal Requirements
  • Part 2: Tax
  • Module 11 Assessment

Course 2 - Dog Grooming

Module 1: Working with Dogs

  • Part 1: Working with Dogs
  • Part 2: Dog Behaviour Basics
  • Part 3: Infection and Disease
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: Canine Anatomy and Health

  • Part 1: Dog Skeleton
  • Part 2: Muscular System
  • Part 3: Coat and Skin Issues
  • Part 4: First Aid
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Essential Grooming Requirements

  • Part 1: Essential Grooming Requirements
  • Part 2: Combs and Brushes
  • Part 3: Hairdryers
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Getting Practical

  • Part 1: Getting Practical
  • Part 2: Ears
  • Part 3: Nails
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Time to Get Clean

  • Part 1: Canine Coat Types
  • Part 2: Preparing for the Bath
  • Part 3: Drying the Dog
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Styling Theory

  • Part 1: Spaniel Style
  • Part 2: Drop Coat Style
  • Part 3: Legs, Feet and Tail
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Styling in Practice

  • Part 1: Styling in Practice
  • Part 2: Creating Face Shapes
  • Part 3: Styling for a Dog Show
  • Part 4: Styling for a Dog Show
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Grooming and Paperwork

  • Part 1: Grooming and Paperwork
  • Part 2: Grooming Puppies
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: Building Your Business

  • Part 1: Building Your Business
  • Part 2: Registering Your Business
  • Module 9 Assessment

Module 10: Marketing, Customers and Growth

  • Part 1: Marketing
  • Part 2: Happy Customers
  • Module 10 Assessment

Course 3 - Dog Training

Module 1: Dog Training

  • Part 1: Why Educate?
  • Part 2: The Wolf Pack Theory
  • Part 3: Modern Dog Training and Research
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: How Dogs Learn

  • Part 1: Variations in Learning Speed
  • Part 2: Types of Learning (Conditioning)
  • Part 3: Reinforcement and Punishment
  • Part 4: Escape and Avoidance Learning
  • Part 5: Vicarious Learning and Latent Learning
  • Part 6: Generalisation, Discrimination and Extinction
  • Part 7: Biological Factors
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Observation and Communication

  • Part 1: Why is Observation So Important?
  • Part 2: Canine Communication
  • Part 3: Calming Signals
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Reward and Reinforcement

  • Part 1: Positive Reinforcement
  • Part 2: Negative Reinforcement and Positive Punishment
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Puppy Development & Training Classes

  • Part 1: Nature and Nurture
  • Part 2: Puppy Classes
  • Part 3: Puppy Farm Dogs
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Training Skills

  • Part 1: Training Skills
  • Part 2: Learning in Context
  • Part 3: Basic Handling Video
  • Part 4: Clicker Training Video
  • Part 5: Lure and Capture Video
  • Part 6: Shaping Behaviour Video
  • Part 7: Wait Command Video
  • Part 8: Target Stick Command Video
  • Part 9: Loose Leash Video
  • Part 10: Come Back Command Video
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Individual Consultations

  • Part 1: Separation Anxiety
  • Part 2: Behaviour Adjustment Therapy
  • Part 3: Aggression
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Your Dog Training Future

  • Part 1: Your Dog Training Future
  • Part 2: Small Business Management
  • Part 3: Registering as a Sole Trader
  • Module 8 Assessment

Course 4 - Animal Assisted Therapy

Module 1: Animal Assistants

  • Part 1: Animal Assisted Therapy
  • Part 2: Assistance Animals
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: Mental Health Awareness

  • Part 1: Why We Need Therapy
  • Part 2: Depression
  • Part 3: The Brain
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Stress Relief Has Paws

  • Part 1: Human Needs
  • Part 2: PERMAnent Happiness
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Physical Assistants

  • Part 1: Guide Dogs
  • Part 2: Dual Role Dogs
  • Part 3: Assistance Dogs UK
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Scent Assistants

  • Part 1: The Dog’s Amazing Nose
  • Part 2: Biological Detection Dogs
  • Part 3: Addison’s Disease
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Emotional Assistants

  • Part 1: What Are Emotions
  • Part 2: Animals Affect Emotions
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Children and Animals

  • Part 1: What is Autism
  • Part 2: An Important Note
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Therapy

  • Part 1: What is Therapy?
  • Part 2: Psychological Therapy
  • Part 3: Understand Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: Animal Welfare in The Therapy Setting

  • Part 1: Animal Welfare in The Therapy Setting
  • Part 2: Animal Welfare
  • Part 3: AAT Stressed Animals
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Final Assessment

Course 5 - Canine Holistic Health and Therapy

Module 1: What is Holistic Health?

  • Part 1: Health in Focus!
  • Part 2: Where Does Science Fit In?
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: Nutrition and Health

  • Part 1: Nutritional Balance
  • Part 2: Food Intolerance or Allergy
  • Part 3: 7 Dangerous Foods for Dogs
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Physical Health

  • Part 1: Physical Fitness
  • Part 2: Canine Stress – A Growing Epidemic
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Mental Health

  • Part 1: What is Mental Health?
  • Part 2: Restoration of Mental Balance
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Herbs and Flowers

  • Part 1: Herbs and Flowers
  • Part 2: Herbs and Flowers
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Homeopathy, Oils and Chinese Medicine

  • Part 1: Homeopathy
  • Part 2: Aromatherapy
  • Part 3: Chinese Medicine
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Massage and Manipulation

  • Part 1: Canine Massage
  • Part 2: Massage and Manipulation
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Physical Assessment

  • Part 2: Weight Loss
  • Part 1: Weight Gain
  • Part 3: Lameness and Limping
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: Behaviour

  • Part 1: The Alpha Dog Trainer
  • Part 2: Ownership Styles
  • Part 3: Sexual Behaviour
  • Module 9 Assessment

Module 10: The Law

  • Part 1: The Law
  • Part 2: Professional Relationships
  • Module 10 Assessment

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

About this Course

Get Pet Care Business, Dog Grooming, Dog Training, Animal Assisted Therapy and Canine Holistic Health and Therapy in this Bundle

1. Pet Care Business: Set Up Your Own Exciting New Pet Care Venture

With less people wanting to use boarding kennels for their beloved pets a new business opportunity has opened up for genuine pet lovers.

This comprehensive and insightful course will teach you everything that you need to know in order to set up your own exciting new pet care venture. People want to be certain that their pets are looked after properly when they are not around to take care of them and also that the carer knows exactly what to do in every possible situation. This step by step course will take you from a complete beginner in this arena to feeling confident in your abilities to get started in this exciting niche.

The pet care business is a thriving industry and with the right knowledge and dedication, any genuine and knowledgeable animal lover can build a successful business in it.

Who would benefit from this course?

Ideal for all pet lovers and those looking to combine their love of animals with dog grooming certification in order to forge an exciting new career!

During this exciting course you will gain a full grounding in setting up your business, being professional, safe and communicating to pet owners that you are exactly the person to care for their pets.

Upon completion of the course assessments you could set up your own exciting pet care related business or start a new role in a pet related profession.

2. Dog Grooming: Learn To Be A Professional Dog Groomer

Written by our expert dog groomer with over 15 years of personal experience in this exciting field, this course will prepare you completely for life as a professional dog groomer.

Designed for all dog lovers, there is nothing like learning a new skill, particularly if you can turn it into a full-time lucrative career. Learning is even more rewarding if you can use it to merge a passion with an income. Whether you are looking for a complete career change, are just leaving education or simply want to add another skill to your existing ones, then this course will give you everything you need to succeed.

This comprehensive and exciting course will take you from being a complete beginner in the dog grooming industry, guiding you through all of the safety precautions and grooming techniques to how you go about setting up your brand new venture and attracting clients.

Who Would Benefit from the Course?

Ideal for all dog lovers that are looking to combine their passion with an exciting new career!

This course is aimed at the complete beginner that is looking to set up their own Dog Grooming Business or those that are looking to start a career in an animal related role.

The course is taught in a semi-formal style with your learning in mind. We provide a set of questions at the end of each module but also encourage practical action throughout the learning experience. With a solid background of dog grooming theory, we want you to be out in your community and grooming dogs when the certificate lands in your hands.

3. Dog Training: Understand And Train Dogs Better

The comprehensive and insightful Dog Training Course will provide you with a good academic base in the way that dogs think, learn and act. Based only on the most up-to-date research, kindest methods, and training advice that has been scientifically proven time and time again, the course will provide you with a good grounding for training your own dog or offering dog training advice to others.

This is an eight-unit course, packed full of essential information that talks of dog training and behaviour in a holistic style. We teach you how to communicate with, work with, and understand dogs and what exactly they are trying to say, at all times.

The most problematic behaviours that dogs display are usually based on a lack of understanding. Each unit is packed full of current research and advice on dog training and behaviour and how you can best communicate with and train your dog.

Video Content
To give students visual demonstrations of the dog training techniques discussed, the course is accompanied by video tutorials presented by a Professional Dog Trainer, which you will gain access to upon enrolling on the course. The following topics are taught in the videos:

  • Target
  • Clicker Dog Training
  • Basic Handling
  • Lure and Capture
  • Shaping Behaviour
  • Wait
  • Walking to Heel
  • Watch Me

Who would benefit from this course?

The Dog Training Certificate Course also teaches you how you can use your new skills to help others, on a personal and professional basis, what you need to do in order to become a dog trainer and how to become as knowledgeable and professional as you possibly can be.

Whilst dog training is a self-regulated profession at the moment it’s important that you use this course as a base of knowledge then continue to study, all of the recommendations for further study will be described within the course and the information described within will certainly be a good start in a dog training career if that’s a route you wish to pursue.

This course will also work perfectly with our other related courses on canine nutrition, behaviour and holistic therapy.

The Dog Training Certificate Course also teaches you how you can use your new skills to help others, on a personal and professional basis, what you need to do in order to become a dog trainer and how to become as knowledgeable and professional as you possibly can be.

Whilst dog training is a self-regulated profession at the moment it’s important that you use this course as a base of knowledge then continue to study, all of the recommendations for further study will be described within the course and the information described within will certainly be a good start in a dog training career if that’s a route you wish to pursue.

This course will also work perfectly with our other related courses on canine nutrition, behaviour and holistic therapy.

4. Animal Assisted Therapy: Discover That Animals Make Great Therapists

The Animal Assisted Therapy Certificate course discusses this further: giving information on the effectiveness of animals on human mental, physical and psychological health through Animal Assisted Activities (AAA) and Animal Assisted Therapies (AAT).

While the roles often merge ‘Animal Assistants’ and ‘Therapy Animals’ offer different functions to humans. The Animal Assisted Therapy Certificate Course discusses these differences and also how they crossover, whilst explaining what specific animals can offer in terms of assistance.

Students will discover that animals make great therapists for a number of conditions and for a number of reasons. You will learn how they can aid mental health issues, and how these mental health conditions arise in the first instance.

As humans we have certain needs that must be met for us to be healthy, the absence of which can lead us away from happiness and health, and into mental ill health, which often leads to physical sickness. We discuss the scientific findings that link mental well-being to the presence of animals, detailing exactly animals can do for our health, both physical and mental.

Who would benefit from this course?

Ideal for all pet lovers and those looking to combine their love of animals with an exciting new career!

The Animal Assisted Therapy Certificate Course can be studied as a general interest course, as the information within opens students up to the versatility and therapeutic power that the inclusion of animals can have in both physical and psychological therapies.

If you are interested in pursuing a career in this area then this course will arm you with knowledge of Animal Assisted Activities (AAA) and Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT), how they benefit, the role that animals can play in improving quality of life, and what is involved in providing therapy and handling an animal working in this role.

5. Canine Holistic Health and Therapy: Assess Each Dog That You Care For & Encounter

The knowledge gained within this course will help to raise your awareness of the different types of therapy available to dogs.

The course will enable you to make a thorough assessment of each dog that you care for and encounter then, alongside any veterinary care, work out more natural options to enhance the life of the animal.

Holistic therapy for dogs is a course packed full of knowledge for dog owners and canine professionals alike.

Despite the interest in natural health for humans gaining great power the holistic health of our dogs is lagging behind. We are in the middle of a canine ill health epidemic and dog owners often consider the health of their pet exclusively a job for the veterinarian. In reality, providing our dogs with a visit to the vet when required and offering a regular bowl of commercial dog food is not enough.

This course will explore all of the other, often less-invasive and kinder, dog health options available. We teach the fundamentals of canine holistic health whilst introducing all of the lesser explored natural approaches for dogs, to keep them healthy and happy well into old age.

Who would benefit from this course?

You will learn how the veterinarian, dog owner and natural therapist can work perfectly together in order to provide the best possible holistic healthcare for the dog.

This course is ideal for all dog lovers and those looking to work in a canine related profession. It is also a fantastic study program to add to the Canine Nutrition Training course, which we also provide. Although each of the two is perfect as a standalone course the information given within each of them complements the other perfectly.

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

Join the animal care with our animal care certificate by enrolling today!

For comprehensive information on units of study click the units of study tab above.

This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, sharpen your training skills and learn what it takes to create your own success with Courses For Success Today!

Course Fast Facts:

  1. All courses are easy to follow and understand
  2. Unlimited lifetime access to course materials
  3. Study as many courses as you want
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Download printer friendly course content

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. 

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon completion of  each course assessment, you will receive a certificate per course. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certificate of completion.

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

Pet Care Business Bundle, 5 Courses includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Pet Care Business

Module 1 - Is a Pet Care Business Right for You?

  • Part 1: Have You Worked with Animals?
  • Part 2: Flexibility
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2 - Preparation and Training

  • Part 1: Preparation
  • Part 2: A Risky Business
  • Part 3: Cat Sitting and Care
  • Part 4: Where to Find Training
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3 - Your Business Plan

  • Part 1: Your Business Plan
  • Part 2: Business Plan – What to Include
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4 - A Professional Organization

  • Seven Steps to Business Success
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5 - Paperwork Made Easy

  • Part 1: Paperwork Made Easy
  • Part 2: Paperwork Made Easy
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6 - Marketing

  • Part 1: Marketing
  • Part 2: Marketing
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7 - Equip Yourself and Your Vehicle

  • Part 1: Equip Yourself and Your Vehicle
  • Part 2: A dog walking vehicle
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8 - Meeting Your Clients

  • Part 1: Meeting Your Clients
  • Part 2: Meeting your animal clients
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9 - Client Concern and Conflict

  • Part 1: Personality traits
  • Part 2: Potential Problems for a Dog Walker or Pet Sitter
  • Module 9 Assessment

Module 10 - Foundations of Success

  • Part 1: Foundations of Success
  • Part 2: Be Inspired
  • Module 10 Assessment

Module 11 - Extending Your Business & Legal Requirements

  • Part 1: Extending Your Business & Legal Requirements
  • Part 2: Tax
  • Module 11 Assessment

Course 2 - Dog Grooming

Module 1: Working with Dogs

  • Part 1: Working with Dogs
  • Part 2: Dog Behaviour Basics
  • Part 3: Infection and Disease
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: Canine Anatomy and Health

  • Part 1: Dog Skeleton
  • Part 2: Muscular System
  • Part 3: Coat and Skin Issues
  • Part 4: First Aid
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Essential Grooming Requirements

  • Part 1: Essential Grooming Requirements
  • Part 2: Combs and Brushes
  • Part 3: Hairdryers
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Getting Practical

  • Part 1: Getting Practical
  • Part 2: Ears
  • Part 3: Nails
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Time to Get Clean

  • Part 1: Canine Coat Types
  • Part 2: Preparing for the Bath
  • Part 3: Drying the Dog
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Styling Theory

  • Part 1: Spaniel Style
  • Part 2: Drop Coat Style
  • Part 3: Legs, Feet and Tail
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Styling in Practice

  • Part 1: Styling in Practice
  • Part 2: Creating Face Shapes
  • Part 3: Styling for a Dog Show
  • Part 4: Styling for a Dog Show
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Grooming and Paperwork

  • Part 1: Grooming and Paperwork
  • Part 2: Grooming Puppies
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: Building Your Business

  • Part 1: Building Your Business
  • Part 2: Registering Your Business
  • Module 9 Assessment

Module 10: Marketing, Customers and Growth

  • Part 1: Marketing
  • Part 2: Happy Customers
  • Module 10 Assessment

Course 3 - Dog Training

Module 1: Dog Training

  • Part 1: Why Educate?
  • Part 2: The Wolf Pack Theory
  • Part 3: Modern Dog Training and Research
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: How Dogs Learn

  • Part 1: Variations in Learning Speed
  • Part 2: Types of Learning (Conditioning)
  • Part 3: Reinforcement and Punishment
  • Part 4: Escape and Avoidance Learning
  • Part 5: Vicarious Learning and Latent Learning
  • Part 6: Generalisation, Discrimination and Extinction
  • Part 7: Biological Factors
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Observation and Communication

  • Part 1: Why is Observation So Important?
  • Part 2: Canine Communication
  • Part 3: Calming Signals
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Reward and Reinforcement

  • Part 1: Positive Reinforcement
  • Part 2: Negative Reinforcement and Positive Punishment
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Puppy Development & Training Classes

  • Part 1: Nature and Nurture
  • Part 2: Puppy Classes
  • Part 3: Puppy Farm Dogs
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Training Skills

  • Part 1: Training Skills
  • Part 2: Learning in Context
  • Part 3: Basic Handling Video
  • Part 4: Clicker Training Video
  • Part 5: Lure and Capture Video
  • Part 6: Shaping Behaviour Video
  • Part 7: Wait Command Video
  • Part 8: Target Stick Command Video
  • Part 9: Loose Leash Video
  • Part 10: Come Back Command Video
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Individual Consultations

  • Part 1: Separation Anxiety
  • Part 2: Behaviour Adjustment Therapy
  • Part 3: Aggression
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Your Dog Training Future

  • Part 1: Your Dog Training Future
  • Part 2: Small Business Management
  • Part 3: Registering as a Sole Trader
  • Module 8 Assessment

Course 4 - Animal Assisted Therapy

Module 1: Animal Assistants

  • Part 1: Animal Assisted Therapy
  • Part 2: Assistance Animals
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: Mental Health Awareness

  • Part 1: Why We Need Therapy
  • Part 2: Depression
  • Part 3: The Brain
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Stress Relief Has Paws

  • Part 1: Human Needs
  • Part 2: PERMAnent Happiness
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Physical Assistants

  • Part 1: Guide Dogs
  • Part 2: Dual Role Dogs
  • Part 3: Assistance Dogs UK
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Scent Assistants

  • Part 1: The Dog’s Amazing Nose
  • Part 2: Biological Detection Dogs
  • Part 3: Addison’s Disease
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Emotional Assistants

  • Part 1: What Are Emotions
  • Part 2: Animals Affect Emotions
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Children and Animals

  • Part 1: What is Autism
  • Part 2: An Important Note
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Therapy

  • Part 1: What is Therapy?
  • Part 2: Psychological Therapy
  • Part 3: Understand Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: Animal Welfare in The Therapy Setting

  • Part 1: Animal Welfare in The Therapy Setting
  • Part 2: Animal Welfare
  • Part 3: AAT Stressed Animals
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Final Assessment

Course 5 - Canine Holistic Health and Therapy

Module 1: What is Holistic Health?

  • Part 1: Health in Focus!
  • Part 2: Where Does Science Fit In?
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: Nutrition and Health

  • Part 1: Nutritional Balance
  • Part 2: Food Intolerance or Allergy
  • Part 3: 7 Dangerous Foods for Dogs
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Physical Health

  • Part 1: Physical Fitness
  • Part 2: Canine Stress – A Growing Epidemic
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Mental Health

  • Part 1: What is Mental Health?
  • Part 2: Restoration of Mental Balance
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Herbs and Flowers

  • Part 1: Herbs and Flowers
  • Part 2: Herbs and Flowers
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Homeopathy, Oils and Chinese Medicine

  • Part 1: Homeopathy
  • Part 2: Aromatherapy
  • Part 3: Chinese Medicine
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Massage and Manipulation

  • Part 1: Canine Massage
  • Part 2: Massage and Manipulation
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Physical Assessment

  • Part 2: Weight Loss
  • Part 1: Weight Gain
  • Part 3: Lameness and Limping
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: Behaviour

  • Part 1: The Alpha Dog Trainer
  • Part 2: Ownership Styles
  • Part 3: Sexual Behaviour
  • Module 9 Assessment

Module 10: The Law

  • Part 1: The Law
  • Part 2: Professional Relationships
  • Module 10 Assessment

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

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  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

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  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

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Course ID No.: 012CE1835CB
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